Member profile

Professor Paul Fraser

Last updated: 19 January 2023

Professor Paul Fraser is Head of Plant Molecular Sciences, at Royal Holloway University of London. His works cover the disciplines of biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics, and integrative biology. Focussing on the biosynthesis, regulation and metabolic engineering of industrial and nutritional isoprenoids both in plants and microorganisms.

Over a 25 year period working in academia and industry, over 140 peer-reviewed publications have been generated in the field. To date Professor Fraser has coordinated several large integrated EU projects, such as DISCO ERA-IB PROCAR project and acted as the Chair of the management board for the BBSRC-NIBB network for High Vale Chemicals from Plants.

Professor Fraser jointed the ACNFP in June 2019.

Register of interests

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Category of Interest Organisation / Body and Nature of Interest 

Direct employment

University London, Royal Holloway

Membership, affiliation, trusteeships or decision-making position with relevant organisations

BBSRC-NIBB phase-II High Value Bio renewables- Chair of Management Board

Non-Personal Interests

Category of Interest Organisation / Body and Nature of Interest 

Indirect financial or non-financial support from relevant organisations

BBSRC- Research funding

EU- Research funding

Gates Foundation- Research Funding

Syngenta- Research funding

MRC- Research Funding

Burpee- Research Funding